NHL Betting: Oilers vs Kings Player Props – McDavid, Yamamoto, Moore – 05/04/22

The best player props from the Game 2 matchup between the Edmonton Oilers and the Los Angeles Kings.

Connor McDavid – Points (Over 1.5, -117)

Connor McDavid has himself a solid first game of the playoffs scoring one goal and an assist. That is more like the numbers we expect from the best player in the world, but he will have to keep it up throughout the playoffs if the Oilers are to have a chance at winning.

Connor McDavid Edmonton Oilers
Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

McDavid scored the Oilers’ first goal of the series with a great solo effort to go through the entire team, then assisted on Leon Draisaitl’s power-play goal in the second period to tie the game up at 3-3. As expected, McDavid played over 25:30 of game time since the Oilers ran with 11 forwards and he never seems to run out of stamina. In a close game, you can expect him to play just as much and add some points for the Oilers once again.

Kailer Yamamoto – Points (Over 0.5, -105)

Game 1 was debatably Kailer Yamamoto‘s best game of the season. Standing at just 5-foot-8, he was hitting everything in sight and charging into corners to retrieve pucks. He added a goal and an assist in the first game of the series and played power play and penalty kill. The puck seemed to follow him around and he even got elevated onto the top line beside McDavid at times due to his outstanding play. Following up that performance will be difficult, but it’s the playoffs and he is also playing for a contract. Bet on Yamamoto to at least add one more point in Game 2.

Trevor Moore – Points (Over 0.5, +105)

Trevor Moore is a member of the underrated second line of the Kings that took over at even strength in Game 1. The line that includes Phillip Danault, Alex Iafallo filling in for Viktor Arvidsson, and Moore totaled three even-strength goals for the Kings. They outplayed the Oilers and were tenacious on the puck.

Trevor Moore Los Angeles Kings
Trevor Moore, Los Angeles Kings (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

Moore contributed to all three goals the line produced, scoring the opening goal of the series and adding two assists. He finished the regular season with 17 goals and 48 points and has already tripled his playoff production from his only other postseason appearance back in 2018-19 with the Toronto Maple Leafs. He scored only one goal in seven games three years ago and has a much bigger role with this young Kings team.

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